J.H. Walker

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My life has been rather unconventional. Born insanely curious into an authoritarian, religious family, I know what it’s like to not fit in. My teen years were a struggle, and I remember them in all their intensity. That’s why I like writing for young adults.

I grew up in Central America, surrounded by jungle, and was never too far from the ocean. I observed other cultures, including an indigenous tribe that, at the time, had seen little of the modern world. While there, I slept in a hammock in a bamboo hut, dressed in tribal clothing, and helped bring three babies into the world in at the tender age of fourteen. I survived a hurricane aboard an ocean liner, canoeing through alligator infested waters, P.E., my brother’s pet tarantulas, sky di

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I’m psyched to announce that Rewrite Redemption has won another award. This time it’s the Gold Medal for Young Adult Sci-Fi in the 2014 International Reader’s Favorites Contest. I’ve only entered two contests and each time my book took the gold. I have to say, that feels pretty darn good! Here’s what they had to say.
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"Oh my GOD this book. I absolutely loved all of the characters, and the ending was the perfect twist. The romance was realistic and not overly done - also not the major focus so that was nice. "
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"This book was awesome. The characters were well developed. There were some parts that the descriptions of the scenes got a little boring, but the ending made it all worth it. That was the twist ending I have ever read so far. Walker did an amazing jo" Read more of this review »
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"Have you ever wished you could go back in time? Maybe see what life was like before you were born? Well, in J.H. Walker’s Rewrite Redemption, A.J. gets to do just that. However, this ability is not as glamorous as you might think. She has no control " Read more of this review »
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J.H. Walker Hi Genie: Thanks for friending me. Love to connect with fellow book lovers. Thanks for the best wishes and have a great Labor-Day weekend.

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Best wishes for more books in the future,

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